QUOTE OF THE DAY
“If you steal from one author, it’s plagiarism; if you steal from many, it’s research.”
Bitcoin Cash Network Completes a Successful Hard Fork
The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network successfully hard forked. The fork is a change to the decentralized currency’s consensus rules and aims to upgrade the network’s Difficulty Adjustment Algorithm (DAA).
CME Bitcoin Futures Could Launch the Second Week in December
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) chief Terry Duffy said in a CNBC interview that the options and futures exchange should launch bitcoin trading by the second week in December.
Ah, just in time after we have a little correction.
You can read more about this here.
Nasdaq Partner to Launch Blockchain Economy Index
CoinDesk reports that investment marketplace Reality Shares has teamed up with Nasdaq to launch an index tracking companies in the nascent blockchain industry.
The smart-beta index – called the Reality Shares Nasdaq Blockchain Economy Index – is compiled by using internal and external research, as well as a proprietary "Blockchain Score" ranking system
You can read the press release here.
What Else Is Going On?
- Parity team is working on a post-mortem report.
- Mastercard seeks patent for instant blockchain payments processing.
THINGS I LIKE
Ground Zero In The Venezuelan Bitcoin Market
Today we have @piratebeachbum's interview with Leonardo De Barros.
As he wrote, hopefully this interview will not only educate the masses on what is really going on in Venezuela, but also help the people of Venezuela learn more about Bitcoin.
You can read his interview here.
My Current Sentiment: Bearish.